David Adams


Captain David Adams is a Royal Australian Armoured Corps officer currently posted to Puckapunyal. Born and raised in Sydney, he enlisted in the Australian Army in 1994. Captain Adams has served in numerous Royal Australian Armoured Corps units as well as the 1st Recruit Training Battalion, Adelaide Universities Regiment, Army Knowledge Centre and Army Headquarters. He has seen operational service in East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Captain Adams has a very keen interest in military history and has previously developed a military history walking tour of Puckapunyal and a Military History of Seymour and Puckapunyal magazine.


The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

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The Importance of Key Terrain – A Case Study of the Daughters of Jacob Bridge

Many military leaders of the past failed to consider the importance of key terrain. This case study of the Daughters of Jacob Bridge is a lesson to all leaders, not to underestimate the value of key terrain.

By David Adams